Material Scientist

Recruiter
Location
Chelmsford
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
18 Jul 2017
Closes
15 Aug 2017
Ref
1163128/003
Contact
Sam Bason
Sector
Materials
Discipline
Testing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Material Scientist



An international manufacturer of high technology & engineering solutions are looking to recruit a Technical Specialist within Material Science to provide specialist investigation of materials, components and processes used in engineering and manufacture. More junior candidates who are keen to learn and develop will also be considered.



The owner of this role will need to be capable of root-cause analysis over a range of challenging materials, employing advanced analytical techniques. The individual will be capable of managing technical investigations and projects at a high level.



Key Responsibilities –



+ Project manage non-standard technical investigations

+ Function as part of the laboratory leadership team

+ Act as owner for specific laboratory processes, equipment and services

+ Coach, guide and provide governance for divisions through high-level advice in specialist technical areas

+ Provide high-level technical support on HSE issues

+ Support quality systems

+ Support external activities on a wide range of technical issues

+ Develop and capture corporate knowledge



Skills and Knowledge required –



+ Experience of high-technology engineering and manufacturing

+ Experience of semiconductor processing and packaging

+ Experience of vacuum technology

+ Knowledge of electronic components

+ An understanding of procurement and business strategies

+ Degree, or similar level, qualification in a scientific or engineering subject and significant relevant practical experience in an industrial or laboratory environment.

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